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Elizabeth Scannell-Desch

Professor of Nursing and Associate Dean, Baccalaureate Nursing Programs
 Elizabeth Scannell-Desch

Phone: 856-225-6392
Online bio:

Scannell-Desch’s research interests involve issues related to the military, including nursing and veterans’ care. She is the author of Nurses After War: Experiences of Reintegration following the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars (Springer Publishing, 2016) and co-author of Nurses in War: Voices from Iraq and Afghanistan (Springer Publishing, 2012).

Areas of Expertise:

  • Military nursing
  • Care of veterans
  • Reintegration of veterans from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
  • Mid-life widowhood